Monthly Archives: May 2014

“Hana” Bag.

So, this weekend we spent in Tahoe with Brother M and his girlfriend, I made hobnobs to take with us, and further varied my coconut hobnob recipe….. Absolutely the best yet. I have updated my original recipe accordingly. Treat yourselves. Anyhow, I was chatting to my Mum via the internets this weekend. Gotta love it! […]

Mr Seagull: Larus argentatus

One more birdie after this one, then I am fully up-to-date! Until next issue. (And next issue is a super colourful parrot! That is definitely being stitched) In the lab I used to work in back in the UK, one of my co-workers got slightly mad whenever anyone would refer to a bird as being […]

Apricot and Ginger Upside-down Cake

I am a collector. A collector of souvenirs. Some of my souvenirs are small, like fridge magnets and those little snowglobes, but I also collect recipe books. A whole load of recipe books. I have the more practical recipe books, like my beloved Delia, but my souvenir books tend to be a little on the […]

Crochet One-Skein Wonders: My Spiral Mesh Bag

Last week I passed by ASCP Technologist exam in Microbiology. One hurdle down, only another giant one to go. But as a little treat, my lovely Mr M bought me a new toy to play with, and play with it I have: Yep. It’s a Silhouette Cameo. I haven’t done much with it yet so […]

Double Chocolate and Coconut Chunk “Icecream”

It feels weird calling this icecream when it doesn’t involve any cream. It’s more like Chocolate and Coconut frozen coconut milk dessert with chunks of chocolate and coconut. But that doesn’t exactly roll off the tongue now does it? The desire to make icecream, and the subsequent creation of this dish of joy arose from […]